IRAN: THREE PRISONERS HANGED ON DRUG RELATED CHARGES
July 15, 2017:
Three prisoners were reportedly hanged at Zahedan Central Prison on drug related charges. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 17/07/2017)
The prisoners have been identified as Sheikh Mohammad Baluchzehi, 50 years of age, Kabir Dehghanzehi, 21 years of age, and Dadmohammad Dehghanzehi.
These prisoners were reportedly transferred to solitary confinement on July 13 in preparation for execution. Dadmohammad and Kabir were reportedly Pakistani citizens who were arrested eight years ago. According to a report by the Baluch Activists Campaign, Kabir was 13 years old at the time of his arrest. This report says that Kabir had travelled to Iran for driving lessons. Iran Human Rights has not been able to confirm Kabir’s exact age at the time of his arrest.